Philip N. Feder is a partner and former chair of the Global Real Estate practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office. He concentrates his practice in the area of real estate, hotel, and hospitality transactions, both domestic and international, with emphasis in finance, acquisitions, and dispositions, and real estate loan workouts and restructurings. He has extensive experience representing U.S. based investors on transactions in Europe, the U.S., Asia, and the Middle East. He recently practiced in the London office of Paul Hastings, where he managed that office and represented some of the major real estate private equity funds on their European investments.
Mr. Feder’s practice has emphasized the representation of private and institutional real estate investors and lenders such as pension funds, investment banks, commercial banks, opportunity funds, and insurance companies, both public and private. His practice has concentrated in the area of acquisitions of debt instruments, real property financing, acquisitions, workouts, and restructurings, together with international joint venture transactions. His experience also includes the documentation of new real estate lending techniques, together with the representation of real estate developers in leasing, purchase and sale, and other development transactions.
Paul Hastings Recognized for Legal Excellence in Legal 500 US 2020
July 24, 2020
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2020
May 01, 2020
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2019
May 01, 2019
QuadReal and T5 Data Centers Launch $2.5 Billion Platform for Data Center Investment
April 29, 2019
Los Angeles Philharmonic Unveils Frank Gehry Design for Youth Orchestra Center
August 15, 2018
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2018
May 11, 2018
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2017
June 05, 2017
China Life Forms Strategic Partnership with ElmTree Funds for Acquisition of US$950 Million U.S. Commercial Real Estate Net Lease Portfolio
May 24, 2017
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2016
June 08, 2016
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2015
May 20, 2015
Paul Hastings Practices and Lawyers Score Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2014
May 27, 2014
Leading UK Real Estate Partner David Ryland Joins Paul Hastings
November 04, 2013
Paul Hastings Launches Data Center Practice
June 27, 2013
Paul Hastings Extensive Practice Strength Highlighted in The Legal 500 United States 2013
June 05, 2013
Paul Hastings Employment Practice Honored with Chambers ''Award for Excellence'' and Firms Leading Practices and Lawyers Ranked in Chambers USA 2013
May 27, 2013
Paul Hastings Represents Oaktree Capital Management in NPL Securitization
October 02, 2012
Paul Hastings Excels in Chambers USA 2012 Guide
June 07, 2012
Paul Hastings Represents Related California in Construction of The Village at Santa Monica
March 07, 2012
Paul Hastings Represents Maker Maxity in Landmark Mumbai Transactions
October 20, 2011
Paul Hastings Advises Oaktree Capital Management Funds on Purchase of FDIC CADC/RADC Loans
September 06, 2011
Paul Hastings Advises Oaktree Capital Management On Purchase Of FDIC SIP Loans
August 05, 2011
Paul Hastings Advises Groupe du Louvre on €1.2 Billion Refinancing
July 29, 2011
Paul Hastings Soars in 2011 Edition of Legal 500 US
June 01, 2011
Paul Hastings Advises TPG Capital on Acquisition of Catellus Properties from ProLogis
March 01, 2011
Paul Hastings Advises Oaktree Capital on Win for $1.7 Billion of Distressed Loans and Properties from FDIC
August 19, 2010
Paul Hastings Excels in 2010 Edition of Legal 500 US
June 07, 2010
Top Performer in Private Equity Real Estate Awards
March 23, 2010
Paul Hastings Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in Northern California, Southern California, Georgia, Illinois, New York and Washington, D.C.
June 17, 2008
Paul Hastings Relocates Global Chair of Real Estate Department to LondonArrival of Department Head Bolsters Transatlantic and Cross Border Real Estate Practice
March 25, 2008
Paul Hastings Adds Stephen Berkman and Deborah Schmall to Real Estate Practice in San Francisco
March 05, 2008
Paul Hastings Represents Dubai World in its Joint-Venture Investment in MGM Mirage
November 27, 2007
Paul Hastings Attorneys Recognized as Super Lawyers in Southern California, Connecticut, Georgia, New York, San Diego and Washington, D.C.
May 20, 2007
Seven Paul Hastings Attorneys Recognized as America’s Leading Lawyers by Lawdragon
August 29, 2006
Paul Hastings Represents Morgan Stanley Real Estate in $1.9 Billion Acquisition of Glenborough Realty Trust
August 21, 2006
Paul Hastings Practice Areas and Attorneys Earn Top Honors in Latest Edition of Chambers USA
June 05, 2006
Paul Hastings Represents Lehman Brothers in a $500 Million Financing for the Development of Heritage Fields
December 28, 2005
Paul Hastings Soars in Chambers USA 2005 Rankings
May 25, 2005
Reinventing the Retailing Model: A Tale of Two Futures
December 05, 2017
Asian Real Estate Investment Outlook - Top 5 Trends to Follow in 2015
January 15, 2015
What are the major trends emerging for Asian cross-border investment into the U.S.?
November 17, 2014
What are the emerging critical trends in global real estate investment?
May 16, 2014
Global Real Estate Trends and Developments - Looking Back at 2013 and Whats Ahead for 2014
November 21, 2013
The Global Outlook for Real Estate
May 14, 2013
Global Real Estate Forecast for 2013
February 28, 2013
Real Estate and Distressed Debt Outlook 2012
January 16, 2012
Aftermath and Revival: Developments in Distressed Debt Acquisition and Revival of Real Estate Debt Markets
October 01, 2010
Bankruptcy or Recovery? The Future of the Global Real Estate Market
June 09, 2010
Real Estate: Global Asset Class, Local Opportunities
September 22, 2009
Unfogging Real Estate Capital Structures
March 17, 2009
Hospitality Report - Winter 2008 - 2009
January 01, 2009
Recognized by Chambers USA 2020
Chambers USA 2020: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed the firm in 37 research areas and named 104 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
May 01, 2020
Ranked by Chambers USA 2019
Chambers USA 2019: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed the firm in 44 practice areas and named 107 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
April 26, 2019
Recognized by Chambers USA 2018
Chambers USA 2018: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business listed the firm in 45 research areas and named 112 firm lawyers to its rankings of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
May 15, 2018
Recognized by Chambers USA 2017
Chambers USA 2017: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 46 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 05, 2017
Law360 2016 Practice Group of the Year
Paul Hastings’ Hospitality practice was named a “Practice Group of the Year” by Law360. The winners were chosen from more than 600 submissions, and are recognized as "firms that racked up victories in litigation and closed the big deals to make their mark among clients and throughout the legal industry."
In the article profiling the firm, Law360 highlighted the practice's representation of Carey Watermark Investors; an Ian Schrager/ Ares Management hotel and residential; Takenaka Corp.'s acquisition of the Andaz hotel; and Apollo Global Management’s acquisition of Diamond Resorts International.
February 15, 2017
Recognized by Chambers USA 2016
Chambers USA 2016: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business named 47 of the firm’s practice areas and 112 individuals to its ranking of leading lawyers and law firms in the United States.
June 08, 2016
The Daily Journal's Top 50 Real Estate Development Attorneys 2014
Kirkbride, Mitch Menzer, and Charlie
Thornton were recognized by The Daily Journal in its Top 50 Real Estate Development attorneys
list. In connection with this recognition, each attorney was profiled in a
feature story for the publication’s Development supplement.
August 14, 2014
Real Estate partners Phil Feder, Rick Kirkbride and Charlie Thornton were recognized by the Daily Journal as 2011 Real Estate Dealmakers of the Year.
February 23, 2011
Legal Media Group
Legal Media Group was pleased to recognize the following lawyers as Top Real Estate Lawyers of 2010: Marty Edelman, Philip Feder, Patrick Ramsey, John Simonis, Charles Thornton, Alan Weakland, and Robert Wertheimer.
May 15, 2010
Philip Feder and Rick Kirkbride Named in Daily Journal's Top 100 Lawyers in California
Philip Feder and Rick Kirkbride Named in Daily Journal's "Top 100 Lawyers in California"
September 17, 2008